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This week's WesBanco Student of the Week is Frankfort High School sophomore Claire Moore, who was nominated by Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber.

This is the greatest time of the year.  Frankfort Independent Schools opens our doors on Aug.1 to inspire our students to achieve their Hopes and Dreams.  The contagious positive growth of our school culture is changing the economic engine in our City of Frankfort.  Our enrollment continues …

State Journal reporters take to the streets for this weekly feature in which we ask for your opinions on a variety of topics — some weighty, some light. This week’s question, posed to students going back to school, was: What is your favorite school supply? 

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Frankfort Independent Schools may sell a small piece of land to bring the TIGER Grant project to fruition.  Chuck Knowles, the TIGER grant project manager, reviewed how construction on the Second Street Corridor could affect Second Street School at the school board's Monday night meeting. He…

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More than 450 students graduated from the three local public high schools a few weeks ago, and the majority of them are opting to further their education in some way, according to data provided by Western Hills High School, Franklin County High School and Frankfort High School.

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Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article said that Hensley was a graduate of Paintsville High School. He was a graduate of Sheldon Clark High School in Martin County. 

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The Franklin County Summer Meals Program, which provides breakfast and lunch to all children younger than 18, will begin June 3 and run through Aug. 2.

With sweaty palms, cracking voices and the occasional case of the giggles, middle schoolers individually took to the stage in the Frankfort High School auditorium to give TED Talks on Thursday.

Born to an illiterate father who signed his name with an “X” and a mother with an eighth-grade education, Aaron Thompson shared with Frankfort High students Wednesday his personal story about how he started from humble beginnings to become the state’s higher education leader.

Rankings aren’t always indicative of progress, growth or improvement. That is the message both local school district leaders are trying to convey after the release of the latest U.S. News and World Report’s Best High School state rankings earlier this week.

Dr. Ron Chi, chief academic officer for Frankfort Independent Schools, updated the school board Monday about Profile of a Graduate, a program being implemented in the district to better equip students with the skills necessary to compete in the workforce post-graduation.

The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education OK’d the 2019-20 school calendar and gave tentative approval to its 2020-21 calendar at Monday evening’s meeting at Second Street School.

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